This week, The Weekly Menmonic presents triads galore.
Mackler’s triad for Boerhaave syndrome (rupture of the esophageal wall):
(1) Lower chest pain, (2) Subcutaneous emphysema, (3) Emesis
Classic triad of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm:
(1) Abdominal pain, (2) Pulsatile abdominal mass, (3) Hypotension
Classic triad for acute mesenteric ischemia:
(1) Acute onset of abdominal pain which is classically out of proportion to the physical exam, (2) Vomiting and/or diarrhea, (3) History of atrial fibrillation or heart disease
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